What To Pack For a Weekend Vacation

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What To Pack For a Weekend Vacation

01 of 08
What to Pack-Country
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WHY THIS WORKS
Thanks to its elastic bodice, you can pull this strapless cotton dress on over your swimsuit, roll it down into a skirt, or polish it up for evening with a belt and cardigan.

amp#149; Cardigan, Magaschoni, $160; at

  • magaschoni.com.
  • amp#149; Dress, Threads 4 Thought, $48; visit nordstrom.com for stores.
  • amp#149; Belt, Martine Wester, $175; call 800-423-6335.
  • amp#149; Earrings, Ann Taylor Loft, $29; visit
  • anntaylorloft.com for stores.
  • amp#149; Sandals, Alexander Birman, $295; call 215-735-2666.
  • amp#149; Bag, French Connection, $60; at
02 of 08
What to Pack-Country
Net-a-porter.com (Jacket, Boot); Forever21.com (Shorts, Hat); Stevenalan.com (Tank); Lpcollection.com (Bag); Maxandchloe.com (Bracelets)
  • WHY THIS WORKS
  • A liberty print top, loose linen shorts and knee high wellies are perfectly practical for a lakeside hike. During the day wear a straw hat to keep the sun at bay and in the evening, add a denim jacket to ward off goose bumps.
  • Jacket, Current Elliot, $275; at neta-porter.com.
  • Tank, Steven Alan, $98; at stevenalan.com.
  • Hat, Forever 21, $9; visit
  • forever21.com for stores.
  • Wellies, Hunter; $115; at neta-porter.com.
  • Shorts, H81, $20; visit
  • forever21.com for stores.
  • Bag, Linea Pelle, $395; at lpcollection.com.
  • Bracelets, Kerri Wilder, $77; at maxandchloe.com.
03 of 08
What to Pack-The Beach
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WHY THIS WORKS
This Empire-waist dress is easy to toss on over a bikini; its elegant print and structured details mean you can also fancy it up with heels and glittering jewelry.

amp#149; Dress, Yumi Kim, $205; at

  • yumikimshop.com.
  • amp#149; Earrings, Melinda Maria, $128; at melindamaria.com.
  • amp#149; Sandals, Betsey Johnson, $200; call 212-995-5048.
  • amp#149; Clutch, Anya Hindmarch, $495; call 212-343-8147.
04 of 08
What to Pack-The Beach
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WHY THIS WORKS
The bathing suit coordinates with the tunic-and-shorts cover-up, so you'll appear put-together-even on simple restocking runs to the convenience store.

amp#149; Top, Joie, $174; call 877-746-7267.
amp#149; Bikini top, American Eagle Outfitters, $30, visit

  • ae.com for stores.
  • amp#149; Bikini bottom, American Eagle Outfitters, $25; visit ae.com for stores.
  • amp#149; Shorts, Rojas, $82; at karmaloop.com.
  • amp#149; Flip-flops, Love Moschino, $345; call 212-243-8600.
  • amp#149; Sunglasses, Ray-Ban, $129; at

sunglasshut.com.

05 of 08
What to Pack-The City
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WHY THIS WORKS
Under this jacket lies a sexy racerback tank dress, making the ensemble ideal for museum-hopping during the day and sipping martinis under the stars at night.

amp#149; Jacket, Dollhouse, $38; call 866-616-5180.
amp#149; Dress, Calvin Klein, $129; visit

  • macys.com for stores.
  • amp#149; Wedges, Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti, $595; call 212-460-5500.
  • amp#149; Watch, AK Anne Klein, $55; visit
  • nordstrom.com for stores.
  • amp#149; Earrings, Rebecca Taylor, $295; call 212-966-0406.
06 of 08
What to Pack-The City
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WHY THIS WORKS
When playing tourist, don't let wardrobe issues hamper sightseeing. Cover all bases with a waterresistant windbreaker, relaxed shorts and comfortable flats.

amp#149; Anorak, Danskin, $60; visit

07 of 08
What to Pack-Destination Wedding
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WHY THIS WORKS
A far cry from the standard LBD, this number embraces the bright trend and maintains your chic quotient. The waist adjusts for a cinched or draped silhouette.

* Dress, Milly, $395; visit

  • millyny.com for stores.
  • Clutch, Buji Baja, $50; call 310376-8744.
  • Sandals, Oscar de la Renta, $695; call 877551-7257.
  • Wood bangle, Isaac Manevitz for BenAmun and R.J. Graziano, $60; call 212-944-6480.
  • Raffia bangle, Isaac Manevitz for BenAmun and R.J. Graziano, $75; call 212-685-1248.
  • Earrings, Gerard Yosca, $100; call 212302-4349.
08 of 08
What to Pack-Destination Wedding
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WHY THIS WORKS
Geometric accessories play off the geometric pattern on your tank and lend an arty edge. The crystal beading on the neckline allows you to skip earrings.

amp#149; Top, Tory Burch, $335; at

  • toryburch.com.
  • amp#149; Bag, Kooba, $325; at kooba.com.
  • amp#149; Skirt, Jonesy, $112; call 877-310-8442.
  • amp#149; Sandals, Brian Atwood, $650; visit
  • brianatwood.com for stores.
  • amp#149; Bangles, Pono by Joan Goodman, $28 each; call 866-336-7666.
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